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FOX News
Jan 6, 2013 9:00am PST
despite president obama's new healthcare law. some health insurers raising premiums by more than 20% and the most vulnerable customers are small businesses and people who have to betheir own health insurance. federal regulators say the premiums would be even higher without the new law. >>> president obama could nominate chuck hagel for defense secretary as soon as tomorrow. if today's talk shows are any indication it is not coming without a fight. tom cotton says hagel's failure to back the iraq war is one of many issues he has with the possible nomination. >> add that to his dangerous views on terrorism and strange hostility towards israel i think the senate should oppose mr. haig. >> this is, again, the washington you view of things. chuck hagel is a tremendous patriot and statesman, served incredibly in vietnam, sevenned this country as a united states senator. he hasn't had a chance to speak for himself. why all the prejudging i don't snow. >> fox sources say so far the president has not officially offered the job to hagel. >> a leading member of syria's opposition says bashar a
FOX News
Jan 6, 2013 7:00am PST
. >> plus you can't plan your financial future out factoring in the rising cost of healthcare. how high premiums are expected to go and how much more you could be on the hook for coming up. i gave birth to my daughter on may 18th, five days later, i had a massive heart attack. bayer aspirin was the first thing the emts gave me. now, i'm on a bayer aspirin regimen. [ male announcer ] be sure to talk to your doctor before you begin an aspirin regimen. [ woman ] learn from my story. i just served my mother-in-law your chicken noodle soup but she loved it so much... i told her it was homemade. everyone tells a little white lie now and then. but now she wants my recipe [ clears his throat ] [ softly ] she's right behind me isn't she? [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. with a new project in mind, some how-to knowledge new year's clutter is no match shefor someone with big ideas.e? to give us an edge, and more savings down every aisle, it only takes a few twists and turns for those bright ideas to make the new year even brighter. more saving. more doing. that's the power
FOX News
Jan 12, 2013 1:00pm PST
to slow the rate of spending on healthcare entitlements, medicare principally, in a dollar for dollar way with increases in the debt. president says he won't make eight straight trade. he won't describe it as a straight tradeoff. he want to de-couple about future discussions entitlements. whether they can come to an agreement whether it should be described one for one trade or two different ajsz is one of the reasons for the standoff. there is going to be a serious, i think, that is unvoidable there will be another attempt at this spring to rein in some of these entitlement spending and healthcare spending that is really the driving problem of our deficit and which they have gotten close to. >> jamie: it sounds like the way you are describing it, this the last point i would love for you to clarify -- even if we handle it right now we could be back here again at $18 trillion? >> we could be back here often. the law says in theory that congress has to permit borrowing. there is no chance under any of these scenarios our debt is not going to continue to rise. it's going rise at a slower leve
FOX News
Jan 6, 2013 1:00pm PST
. they are considering increasing premiums notwithstanding the new healthcare law. peter doocy has a closer look. >> reporter: in some states the affordable care act may not be living up to its name. some insurance companies in ohio and florida have already raised their premiums at least 20%. look at california where "new york times" saying that a anthem blue shield wants to raise premiums 21%. even though obamacare requires insurance programs to go through rate review for premium increase of more than 10%. if an insurance company can prove their costs are going up it's hard for them to deny the increased premiums. but some experts say it could put a major strain on the system. >> the premiums, they are not going to get coverage or end up at the state exchange and get federally subsidized. there is nothing in the obamacare law that will keep premiums down. it's determined on stated by dated level. >> reporter: people that buy insurance on their own are most vulnerable but an executive at kaiser family foundation said there is no question that review of rates makes a difference that results in lo
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